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Quantum Words Perth: The Ocean
The ocean is the backdrop to many Australian childhoods.  In this conversation, which took place at the Quantum Words Perth festival of science writing, Nov 2019, marine biologist Paul E. Hardisty, historian Joy McCann, and poet Caitlin Maling talk to David Whish-Wilson about our knowledge of and emotional connection to the ocean.  LISTEN HERE

Quantum Words Perth: Gun Barrels and Blood Stains
This conversation was recorded at the Quantum Words Perth festival in November 2019.  Speakers include forensic scientist and author Lynne Milne, and crime writers Ron Elliott and Felicity Young. The session is chaired by David Whish-Wilson.  LISTEN HERE


Quantum Words Perth: Alternative Facts – writing about science in a post-truth world
This session was recorded at the Quantum Words Perth festival in November 2019.  Speakers include former WA State Scientist and neuroscientist Lyn Beazley AO, leading climate scientist Joelle Gergis, and Walkley Award-winning journalist Jo Chandler. The conversation is chaired by Quantum Words Perth co-director, Jane McCredie.     LISTEN HERE


Science Friction with Natasha Mitchell, ABC Radio National, Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Thinking Outside the Square
Three acclaimed artists & performers pushing at the boundaries of the imagination and the possibilities of science – NYC rapper Baba Brinkman, Melbourne poet Alicia Sometimes, Perth biological artist Oron Catts – join Natasha Mitchell at the Quantum Words Perth Festival.  LISTEN HERE


A Whole Lot of Poo! – featured on Science Friction with Natasha Mitchell, ABC Radio National
Kids love it. Comedians make us laugh about it. Adults hide from talking about it. Freud had a field day with it. Doctors diagnose it. Surgeons help us keep it flowing. Join Natasha and guests – children’s author & illustrator James Foley of S.Tinker Inc kid’s series acclaim, colorectal surgeon & author of The Happy Bowel, Michael Levitt, and psychologist and author of The Psychology of the Bathroom, Nick Haslam – talking all matters faecal & flatulence at the 2019 Quantum Words Perth festival.   LISTEN HERE

 

 

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